Come connect with one of the world’s most advanced telecommunications networks.
Efficient bandwidth and redundancy
Québec’s diverse network is fueled by state-of-the-art technology. Global players like Level 3 Communications, Verizon Enterprise Canada, Zayo and Tata Communications all have their addresses here.
If it’s fiber-optic cable you’re looking for, Québec’s network providers offer you all the reliability, stability, robustness and connectivity you could ever need. Choose from an impressive list of providers including Bell, Cogeco, Fibrenoire, Metro Optic, Pixelweb Telecom, Rogers, Telus, Videotron and Zayo.
As you can see, we're not shy to name drop!
Here’s a handy interactive map that directs you to key players by region. Check it out!
We get your need for speed
Keep the pace with the QIX (Montréal Internet Exchange), our local Internet exchange point that optimizes the speed of local ISPs.
A high-performance telecom infrastructure you can trust
Québec telecommunications operators claim some of the most advanced and reliable networks in the world. They run innovation laboratories, test benches and invest heavily in R&D, particularly in:
- IP networks
Most have pan-Canadian infrastructure, including BCE, Rogers, Cogeco (Atlantic Broadband), Videotron and Telus. In Québec, large operators use fiber-optic systems that span hundreds of thousands of kilometers. For example, the BCE network includes more than 200,000 kilometers of traditional telephone wires and more than 20,000 kilometers of fiber-optic cables. Videotron has an extensive hybrid network combining optical fiber and coaxial cable which extends over more than 55,000 kilometers.
Hydro-Québec telco expertise: strength in numbers
We have in-depth knowledge and experience partnering with local telecoms in fiber optic joint build projects. Count on us to help you reduce costs and time in deploying dark fiber.
Our 600-person telecom team manages over 14,000 km of fiber optic cable and is highly qualified to:
- Help you identify potential routes
- Identify and introduce you to potential telecom partners that can help you minimize infrastructure and operational costs
- Help you connect with prospective telecom solution providers
For more information, have a look at our brochure:The Telecommunications Network: Hydro-Québec’s other large grid [PDF 2,73 Mo]